- Born: Jul 1868, Carrowlustia, Calry, Sligo, Ireland
- Died: After 1920, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.
The 1920 Federal Census for Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, District 50, page 168A, dated January 23, 1920 records: John McDonald (52 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) immigrating in 1890 living with his wife Bridget C. McDonald (48 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) who immigrated in 1886. John is employed as a Bridge Tender for the City and is living at 106 Concord Street. Note the residence of John in the Ship's Manifest below. Also in the household are Patrick J. Soye (23 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland), nephew, single, and immigrated in 1911 and Catherine Soye (21 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland), neice, single, and immigrated in 1913.
The 1910 Federal Census for Brooklyn, Ward 4, New York Co., NY, District 38, page 251A, dated April 16, 1910 records: John McDonald (35 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) - married 16 years Immigrated in 1889, Bridget McDonald (30 - NY/Ireland/Ireland) - married 16 years. John is employed as a Foreman for the Bridge Department and is living at 106 Concord Street. Note the residence of John in the Ship's Manifest above. Also in the household is Mary Doyle (45 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland), single and immigrated in 1890 - possible relation to Peter Doyle in 1900 census below.
The 1900 Federal Census for Brooklyn, Ward 4, New York Co., NY, District 33, page 261A, dated June 8, 1900 records: John McDonald (July 1868 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) - married 6 years Immigrated in 1885, Bridget McDonald (January 1875 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) - married 6 years Immigrated in 1885. John is employed as a laborer and is living at 234 Bridge Street. The couple has no children. Also in the household is John's brother-in-law Patrick Doyle (March 1884 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) Immigrated in 1884. Patrick is employed as a Driver.
S.S. Celtic sailing from Queenstown January 8, 1911 - Arriving in New York on January 16, 1911
Number Name in Full Age Married Calling or Able to Race or Last Permanent Residence Name & complete Final Destination Having a ticket Money in Ever in U. S. Where going Color of Palce of Birth on List Last Name First Name Years Months Sex or Single Occupation Read Write Nationallity People Country City or Town address of nearest relative State Town to destination possession period or year where who to join Height Complexion Hair Eyes Country City or Town
1 McDonald Ellen 24 / f s maid yes yes Ireland Irish non immigrant alien Brooklyn Father Martin Cabry, Sligo NY Brooklyn no $50 1894 - 6/1910 NY Brother John McDonald Accompany Bro Thomas 5' 4" Dk Dk Blue Ireland Sligo
2 McDonald Rose 22 / f s servant yes yes Ireland Irish Ireland Calory Do NY Brooklyn no no no 106 Concord St. Brooklyn 5' 4" Dk Dk Brn Ireland Sligo
3 Browne John R. 22 / m s farmer yes yes Ireland Irish Ireland Ballinmorley, Sligoy Father Frank Colo Golden no $80 no Cousin John McDonald 5' 8" Dk Brn Blue Ireland Sligo
.... Also on board the Celtic is Ellen & Rose's brother, Thomas E. McDonald, who is single and aged 32 years. He previously lived in the U.S. in Denvor (sic) for 9 years and names his father as Martin of Sligo, ?Carrowusho? [Carrowlustha]. His destination is Brooklyn to join his brother, John McDonald, at 106 Concord Street.
.... Referencing Thomas' former entrance into the U. S. in 1902: S.S. Compania sailing from Queenstown March 16, 1902 - Arriving in New York on March 22, 1902 records passenger #22 Thomas McDonald, 22, farmer, from Sligo, going to join his brother John McDonald of 23 Bridge Street in Brooklyn ... see 1900 census below where John McDonald is living on Bridge Street in Brooklyn.